Price briefing 26 August – 01 September

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 02 September 2016

Antimony Trioxide prices spiked over the past two months as the Chinese government further restrict export quota, while chromite price held firm amid strong demand and crimped mined output. Similarly in ilmenite, supply demand fundamental has lifted the TiO2 feedstock prices. Meanwhile, unfavourable exchange rate movements pulled Chinese lithium spot prices lower and increased Chinese supply put pressure on brown fused alumina.

The end of summer holiday in Europe has marked a hive of activity in the minerals industry.

Amid weak oil and gas prices, US barite (barytes) producer Double Crown Resources Inc. has decided to shift its focus to transport system. Double Crown started supplying barite products to the oil drilling...

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